Keeping Connected and Weekly Update

C & K Recovery and Wellbeing College

November 19, 2020

Welcome to Keeping Connected and our weekly update. Here you can find out what is on offer not just from the Recovery & Wellbeing College but other community organisations doing some great work.

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Keeping Connected Newsletter 20/11/2020

 

STOP PRESS just come in:

Gift Bags workshop (Thursday 10th Dec 10-11am)

Join us for the this fun workshop making paper gift bags. These bags are a great way to wrap awkward shapes and gives a personalised touch to any gift.

You will receive a printed workbook with instructions and follow along photos as well as the option to join an MS Teams call where tutor Sara can take you through the craft, answer questions and give embellishment options.

To book on:

Email: ckrecovery.wellbeing@swyt.nhs.uk

Call: 07717 867911

Think you know your library? Think again! (Weds 25 November 10.30-12)

Did you know you can access a number of newspapers, journals and magazines for free including Which! – join the course to find out more!

Kirklees Libraries are offering this fun, free and interactive online workshop specifically for learners at the Recovery College.  This session is designed to teach you about the wide variety of resources your library has on offer and for you to feel more confident in accessing and using those in imaginative ways.  We are sure you’ll be surprised by the wonderful array of things on offer!

Click here for details:

https://www.calderdalekirkleesrc.nhs.uk/courses/online/think-you-know-your-library-think-again/

 

Support to Recovery – Well Connected Project

The Well-Connected project wants to re-energise you and your community by providing new opportunities and supporting access to leisure and recreational activities, nature based and creative sessions. You can either try these on your own, as a family or as a community group. We will be linking up with organisations and existing groups to promote health and wellbeing activities in your local areas, providing a gateway to:

  • Simple activities you can do at home, safely outdoors and at community venues with others
  • Practical information for how to gain better life habits after lockdown
  • Introducing you to local groups and social connections
  • Helping you try new activities together with others
  • Supporting you with achievable positive wellbeing goals

Click here for details:

https://www.s2r.org.uk/whats-on

 

Future Ambition days – Northern College

These one-day courses are designed to build confidence in using online portals, support further learning in English and Maths and provides learning units to enhance learner’s own skills and knowledge.  By the end of the course each person will have a ‘Passport to Success’.

On offer for you:

  • A free personalised training and learning plan tailored to you and your career goals
  • One-to-one tutor time so you can ask questions and receive free course advice
  • Meet new people from the comfort of your home and benefit from peer support
  • Increase your confidence using online communication apps like Zoom

Free to eligible students, if on certain benefits or have a low income.

Click here for further details: https://www.northern.ac.uk/courses/future-ambitions-days/

Dates for all the courses available are on the website

 

Music Makes You?

Music Makes You is a co-operative of Hebden-based instrumental tutors who are excited to be offering a new range of online workshops in singing, guitar, ukulele or piano/keys.

 

The workshops are aimed at all levels of ability – complete novice to advanced – and will take place during evenings and/or weekends. The great thing about learning an instrument in an online workshop is there is absolutely no pressure to play or sing in front of other people. Plus, you can join in from the comfort of your own home.

All music or materials will be shared with you before each workshop – you just need access to Zoom, a spare hour, and a voice or instrument.

This project has been funded by Hebden Royd Town Council, and so you only have to make a donation of £5 per session if you feel able to.

If you’re interested, drop us an email at s.watson@musicmakesyou.org

If you want to have a chat about it to find out more, you can send us your phone number and we’ll call you back.

 

Have a great weekend and stay safe

 

The Recovery & Wellbeing Team

 

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